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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part J

A study on body weight and body composition of junior free style wrestlers

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Parwinder Singh, Dr. Ashok Kumar and Harinder Singh Chatha
ABSTRACT:
Aim: The aim of this study was to examine weight and the body composition of different weight categories of junior free style male wrestlers.
Method: One hundred fifty (N=150) male junior free style wrestlers were participated as subjects and they were further divided into five groups according to their weight categories, each group was comprised of thirty wrestlers. Body fat percentage was estimated by using Durnin and Womersley equation and Body weight was measured with weighing machine.
Results: A statistical significant positive correlation was found between weight and BMI, skinfold thickness and %BF.
Conclusion: It is concluded that the free style wrestling is a weight classified sport, therefore the correlation of weight of the wrestlers with body composition is important. The results of the present study also demonstrated the effect of age, height, BMI, and BF % on the weight of junior free style wrestlers.
Pages: 545-547  |  475 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Parwinder Singh, Dr. Ashok Kumar and Harinder Singh Chatha. A study on body weight and body composition of junior free style wrestlers. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(1): 545-547.
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